Gorgeous Fireplace Makeover on a Budget!

Gorgeous Fireplace Makeover on a Budget!

I’m always talking about how much painting I knew I would have to do when we purchased our current home. It was builder beige EVERYwhere. And what wasn’t builder beige was just not quite right (but that’s a story for another post). One of the 1st rooms that really needed a change was the family…

My Mom Cave featuring Photowall Wallpaper

My Mom Cave featuring Photowall Wallpaper

For the last year or so, I have had a few rooms in my home that needed help. Lots of help. We tackled the laundry room with the help of Photowall wallpaper & now I’ve teamed up with Photowall USA again to finally get going on my Mom Cave! You guys… I am SO excited…

Customizable Drawer Dividers – Organization Made FUN!

Customizable Drawer Dividers – Organization Made FUN!

I’m a wine drinker. And I save my corks. Originally I did it to keep track of what we like & what we don’t, but over the years it turned into something else. Something more… a few crafts, a few hacks, and these nifty little customizable drawer dividers. Drawer organizers have never been so easy…

How To Care For Crepe Myrtle Trees – It’s Easier Than You Think

How To Care For Crepe Myrtle Trees – It’s Easier Than You Think

Crepe Myrtle trees are an absolutely beautiful, quintessentially Southern landscape staple. And guess what? They’re super easy to care for. That’s what this post is all about – how to care for crepe myrtle trees. But 1st a little background storytime… When we moved into our current home – our 4th house – we had…

Laundry Room Makeover

Laundry Room Makeover

Hate is a strong word, I know. And it’s not all of the laundry that I hate. I don’t mind separating, loading, even moving from washer to dryer. Ugh… but that folding thing is just NOT the business. SO not sorry for hating that. But… I just might hate laundry a little less after this…

How & Why I Made A Custom Console Table

How & Why I Made A Custom Console Table

I normally start off my DIY posts with a story but today I’m just gonna dive right in & tell you why I made this custom console table. Our entryway is not a “proper” entry. Meaning there is nothing making it standalone as an entryway, per se. As a matter of fact, there’s only 1…

5 Unexpected WFH Office Essentials I Can’t Be Without

5 Unexpected WFH Office Essentials I Can’t Be Without

I like to keep a clean & clutter free desk but there a few things I have to always have within reach. There are some unexpected office essentials you may not think of… until you need them. A little background about me… I have dry skin. That means not only is my skin naturally dry,…

How To Adapt A Light Kit To Use With A Spider Shade

How To Adapt A Light Kit To Use With A Spider Shade

Like most folks, life has changed a lot in our home. I have my home office but now I’ve had to add 2 more office spaces for our youngest who is in virtual school since March & for my Mr. who has been working from home since March. Until now, they had been working at…

Weekend Warriors: How To Make A Grill Landing Pad

Weekend Warriors: How To Make A Grill Landing Pad

After we extended our patio in 2017 we realized that we had everything EXCEPT a {semi-}permanent home for the grill. We didn’t want a patio that spanned the length of our home or anything that couldn’t be changed later if we wanted to. In our previous home we extended our patio with pavers & let…

DIY No-Sew Upholstery & the BIG Reveal – ORC Spring 2020 Week 8

DIY No-Sew Upholstery & the BIG Reveal – ORC Spring 2020 Week 8

Last week I was supposed to work on the the all important DIY no-sew upholstery project for the my cousin’s loveseat. Naturally, it just wouldn’t have been right if there were no issues AT ALL with that process. All I was able to do is remove the old upholstery at that time. Thank goodness for…